Registered Nurse – Oncol job in Baton Rouge, LA

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Oncol
  • Location:

    Baton Rouge, LA
  • Start date:

    2021-06-07
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    217544

Oncology/Onc Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Oncology (Onc) nurses supervise and provide nursing care to cancer patients.

Oncology/Onc RN Responsibilities:

  • Oncology Registered Nurses integrate their technical skills, scientific knowledge, and caring attitude to aid those living with cancer, including their families – starting from diagnosis, treatment, and then survivor-ship to end-of-life care.
  • The Oncology RN reviews health history
  • Assess and monitor physical and emotional status
  • Keep track of laboratory, pathology and imaging studies
  • Safely administer medications, fluids and cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy)
  • Collaborate with doctors and other clinicians about treatment plans. Create individualized care plans on patients under their supervision and care.
  • Help patients to understand the disease, proposed treatment plan and possible side effects.
  • Educate patients and the families regarding treatment expectations.
  • Help patients plan for and manage symptoms throughout treatment
  • Help translate complex medical terminology and answer questions
  • Communicate with doctors on behalf of the patient
  • Recognize and treat cancer-related issues.
  • Participate in research to enhance treatment protocols assigned to cancer patients.
  • Give supportive resources to both the patient and the families to promote positive outlook.
  • Watch and record the patient’s progress on a constant basis.
  • Chart the patient’s response to treatment and medication.
  • The RN performs other position related duties as assigned

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

As part of a larger mission driven health system, this 800 bed facility has provided state-of-the-art, patient centric care to the community for over 90-years. The hospital is widely and consistently recognized in the areas of trauma and emergency care, stroke, heart and vascular, cancer care, minimally invasive procedures, women’s care, and many more, including Hospital of the Year.

Exciting college town, Baton Rouge, LA, is located about 1 hour from New Orleans. From the Tin Roof Brewery to the Shaw Center for the Arts, there are activities for all travelers. Immerse yourself in the city’s history by touring Plantation Country, test your luck at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino or enjoy a thrilling Louisiana State University baseball or famous football game at one of the largest college football stadiums in the nation.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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